Justin Timberlake’s half-time performance during the 2018 Superbowl on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, has been mired with controversy over his decision to feature a tribute to Prince.
The iconic “Purple Rain” hitmaker made an appearance last night during Timberlake’s half-time performance.
Prince’s protegè Sheila E. spoke to Timberlake ahead of his Super Bowl performance and warned him against using a hologram of the late star as it was against his wishes and spiritual beliefs.
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You may have heard by now that comedian Charlie Murphy has passed away (click HERE
if you missed that) but he left behind a slew of legendary stories that will never be forgotten.
The story of Murphy’s baskeball game loss to Prince is the perfect example as the photo above of the legendary loss has gone viral in honor of the fallen funnyman.
Some of the best comedic stories are often based on factual events and Charlie Murphy’s tale of playing basketball with Prince, which was a popular skit on the Dave Chappelle show, is one of them.
What’s even more intriguing is hearing both Prince and Murphy reminisce about the game… Continue Reading…
BET made a promise after the Billboard Awards that they would serve a much better Prince Tribute after sending out a very shady tweet.
[Flashback: BET Shades Billboard Awards Prince Tributes… ]
And after much anticipation, it seems that the network delivered on their promise with an awards show that was filled with electrifying performances in honor of is royal purple highness.
Several of our favorite superstars graced the stage in celebration of Prince’s musical legacy, including, Bilal, Erykah Badu, The Roots, Maxwell, Tori Kelly, Stevie Wonder, Jennifer Hudson, Janelle Monae, Sheila E and more.
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Beyoncé made an unexpected appearance at the 2016 CFDA Awards last night where she took home the coveted Fashion Icon Award.
The 34-year-old “Sorry” singer reportedly ‘snuck’ into the star-studded event in NYC on Monday, June 6, with hubby Jay Z, daughter Blue Ivy and mom Tina Knowles by her side.
[READ: ICYMI: Beyonce’s ‘LEMONADE’ (VIDEO) + Breakdown of Rachel Roy Drama… ]
Beyoncé appeared in a stunning black and silver striped Givenchy tux paired with a wide-brimmed black hat to accept her award and eagle eyed music fans soon noticed that ‘Queen B.’ wore the ensembe in honor of her legendary musical counterparts.
During her speech, Beyonce also honored her mom and grandmother’s influence on her style and even managed to create awareness about racism in the fashion industry.
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There has been a lot of speculation about what caused the untimely death of Prince Rodgers Nelson.
The 57 year-old superstar singer, who was found dead in his home on April 21, 2016, has been marred with several rumors regarding his cause of death, including suicide, AIDS related illnesses and prescription drug use.
[READ: Prince Sought Help for Drug Addiction 24 Hrs Before Death + How 911 Call Fits Into Drama… ]
Now, fans can finally rest easy in knowing the true nature of Prince’s passing.
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Madonna paid tribute to Prince during the Billboard Music Awards last night and it seems ‘Black Twitter’ is NOT HAPPY!
The pop star covered the legendary icon’s “Nothing Compares 2 U” before being joined by Stevie Wonder onstage for a moving rendition of “Purple Rain.”
Questlove introduced the tribute, comparing Prince’s death to an “earthquake” and allowing a moment of silence to memorialize the singer.
Following the silence, Prince’s voice rang through the venue with his iconic “Dearly beloved…” intro to “Let’s Go Crazy.” Madonna, who collaborated with the singer for “Love Song” off Like a Prayer, appeared onstage on a throne, wearing a glittery purple suit.
Towards the end of her cover of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’, Wonder walked onstage to sing “Purple Rain” before the audience turned the tribute into a massive sing-a-long.
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